So you know that special man in your life? No, not him, the little prince that is too adorable for words! Yes, your ring bearer! You are thrilled to have him as a part of your wedding, but maybe you are looking for a way for him to deliver your lovely rings in a safe, not-so-overdone fashion. Here are a few alternatives to the traditional ring bearer pillow delivery that may just strike your fancy.
Perhaps there is a special family heirloom bible that you would love to incorporate into your wedding that would be a wonderful alternative to a ring bearer pillow. If not, you can always use your own, find a well-loved bible for more rustic or vintage look, or purchase a new one that you and your future spouse will look forward to using together in the future. Tie a piece of lace or a pretty ribbon around it and secure the rings there for the ring bearer to carry down the aisle.
Still looking for ‘something old’ to incorporate into your wedding? Consider a similar ‘pillow’ idea, as shown below. Was your mom secretly hoping you would consider wearing her wedding dress on your big day? This is a darling way to include her further into your wedding plans, and she knows you will keep this memento forever.
Photo by MyWedStyle
Key with a Lock
This is a winning alternative for several reasons. For one the vintage style is utterly gorgeous! You can literally lock the rings onto it eliminating any possibility of the ring bearer dropping them before you say ‘I do’. Finally, it’s a wonderful keepsake, and comes with a striking vintage key! I’m smitten…if you can’t already tell!
Photo by LaceandTwig
Silver Glass Box
This is a classy alternative for a more modern or vintage style wedding. You can put a flower or piece of fabric for a more feminine touch, or some moss or twigs for a more earthy feel. Either way this makes for a very elegant presentation for those dazzling rings!
Photo by ClearlyElegantBrides
Wedding in the country, anyone? This is a rustic alternative to a ring bearer pillow that you can use, not to mention a sweet display your guests can ooh and ah over when they visit you in your new home.
Photo by Heartifactsgallery
His and Hers Tree Trunk Ring Holders
Here is another rustic ring bearer pillow alternative that is unique and practical: His and Hers round wooden tree trunk ring holders. They will be beautiful in your photos and you may even use them at home when removing your rings, or you can keep them in your memory box to hang on to over the years.
Photo by EndGrainWoodShoppe
Wooden Box with Flowers
Decorate a small box any way you choose and put in two of your favorite flowers. Include flowers that match your bouquet, or others that you are already incorporating into your wedding to place wedding rings on top of. They will be beautifully displayed for your wedding photos and will ensure your ring bearer will be extra careful as he carries them down the aisle.
Photo by CountryBarnBabe
Getting hitched by the beach? Take the opportunity to be creative by securing a ribbon around a stunning seashell and attaching your rings to it. Take them home afterword and put them up for display for all to see! These beach treasures will last a lifetime.
Photo by ByTheSeashoreDecor
The final ring bearer pillow alternative for your beach wedding is a – starfish! Wrap a string of lace or ribbon around a starfish and slide the rings on it. Your little man will probably get a kick out of holding a starfish as he proudly delivers your wedding rings to you.
Photo by All4Brides
Did you enjoy these ring bearer alternatives? Have any other enticing ideas that others may want to consider? Post them below. I would love to hear your thoughts!